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Michelle Miller, PhD Posts

What higher ed could learn from affordable acupuncture

Posted in Higher Education

Much of the pontificating about costs in higher education claims that it’s become fundamentally unsustainable. There’s the famous likening of teaching in higher education to live string quartet performance – something that can’t be compressed for efficiency, done by fewer…

Neuroscience in translation: Why use it or lose it is a bad idea

Posted in Cognitive Psychology and Learning, Higher Education, and Ideas and Resources

Is there any truism about cognitive capacity that is more familiar than “use it or lose it?” Of all the things we could talk about in applications of neuroscience, this is one that shows up surprisingly often, even in the…